Native American Indian Facts

Ute Indian Facts

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The Ute Indians were indigenous to the Great Basin region of the United States, the area between the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada. These Native Americans lived primarily in Colorado but tribes also lived in parts of Utah, Nevada, and New Mexico. It is a fact they are the only Native Americans indigenous to Colorado, where many of them still live today. Montrose, Colorado is now home to the Ute Indian Museum. This museum showcases the story of who the Ute were, how they lived in ancient times compared to how they live today, what their clothing was like, what Ute craftspeople made, as well as an impressive artifact collection. Below we have listed many interesting Ute Indian Facts.

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General Ute Indian Facts

Facts about Ute Indian Houses

Facts about the Ute Religion

Ute Indian Clothing Facts